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2012 Stories by Tana Velen

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  • Find Your Funk

    published December 27, 2012

    Sure it's the holidays, but does that mean you're stuck listening to bad pop covers of Christmas songs? Not when there's a funk, soul, and Motown... More >>

  • DRAG Yourself Out

    published December 27, 2012

    After the New Year’s Eve ball drops, other balls will be gently tucked away. Is there a better way to bring in the new year than watching... More >>

  • From Glee to the Big Screen

    published December 27, 2012

    Chris Colfer, known for his award-winning turn as Kurt Hummel on the TV show Glee has written and starred in a film called Struck By... More >>

  • Say It Loud: Art by African and African-American Artists in the Collection

    published December 27, 2012

    The Norton museum is hosting an exhibition called "Say It Loud: Art by African and African-American Artists in the Collection." If that names... More >>

  • Spread Unprotected Holiday Cheer

    published December 6, 2012

    Holiday cheer is spreading like wildfire. At least holiday cheer comes with twinkle lights and less burning (unless you have a fireplace). Sure... More >>

  • VOP Serenades the Arts Garage

    published November 29, 2012

    Gay men are known for many things: style, great hair, an affinity for Liza Minnelli that no straight man could ever understand. But a gorgeous... More >>

  • Speed Dating is Soooo Gay

    published November 29, 2012

    If I’ve learned anything from the totally accurate and no way inflated-for-ratings television series Queer as Folk, it’s that speed... More >>

  • Art Out in Delray

    published November 22, 2012

    There are few places where you can find great Thai food, art festivals, drag queens, and restaurants serving food at 200 feet in the sky. But any... More >>

  • The Owls Make Music

    published November 22, 2012

    Whether you're a marching-band fanatic (yes, those exist) or simply have a love for good music, getting out with your family to watch a concert is... More >>

  • Shula Bowl in Shiny New Stadium

    published November 15, 2012

    It's time for the annual rivalry of FAU and FIU to commence. Normally FAU does well in this game, and this year should bring in the crowds for a... More >>

  • Roaring Balls

    published November 8, 2012

    Fellas, grab your fringiest flapper dress, heels, and sequined covered headband (and ladies, you should get a costume too) for a roaring... More >>

  • Climb to Breathe

    published November 8, 2012

    From the moment those affected by asthma, lung cancer, and emphysema are diagnosed — and probably before then — taking a breath of... More >>

  • Barefoot for Greyhounds

    published November 8, 2012

    A greyhound is the only dog you can convincingly dress up as an AT-AT from Star Wars. Not only that but they are second-fastest animal on Earth,... More >>

  • Costumes and Candy at the Casino

    published October 25, 2012

    Attention, costume whores and anyone else who thinks Halloween is a great time to cash in on the one time of year your creepiness is actually... More >>

  • Moonfest Up

    published October 25, 2012

    Clematis Street, filled with bars and great local venues, is always a hot spot on any given weekend. None more so than the Saturday before... More >>

  • Get Stuck In a Time Warp

    published October 25, 2012

    Want to do the Time Warp straight to after the election? Don't we all. Luckily Dr. Frank N. Furter is here to pass the time with a tube of red... More >>

  • Pink-Collar Prisoners

    published October 25, 2012

    The big house isn't for everyone, but in the play Delval Divas, it certainly suits four well-to-do women who are living luxuriously at a... More >>

  • Rock the Presidential Debate

    published October 18, 2012

    Election debates spur many things: wins, losses, drinking games in which everyone ends up blackout-drunk ("OK, guys, let's drink every time they... More >>

  • ART You Going?

    published October 4, 2012

    The Glass Gallery in Pembroke Pines is hosting its eighth-annual art competition. It’s an equal-opportunity art event; no matter what your... More >>

  • Brat-Free Date Night

    published October 4, 2012

    Attention, parents: If you're tired of spending every Friday night locked up with those annoying, er, lovely children of yours then (a) Why on... More >>

  • Bare Your Funny Onstage

    published October 4, 2012

    Achieving standup stardom ain't easy. It takes a lot of courage (sometimes of the liquid variety) to put yourself out there. People like Aziz... More >>

  • B-BAD To The Bone

    published September 27, 2012

    South Florida is an ever-growing community filled with events for all ages, especially Generation X and Generation Y. No longer are West Palm or... More >>

  • Retro Gaming is Back

    published September 27, 2012

    School is back, and let’s face it, everyone is bummed about it. But your teacher’s dirty looks aren’t the only thing to look... More >>

  • The Big Easy Dinner

    published September 20, 2012

    New Orleans is one of America's most amazing cities. She is a beacon of food, culture, and music in the South. Sure, there are dirty indiscretions... More >>

  • Act Now

    published September 20, 2012

    Acting isn't just something people with daddy issues do for millions of dollars. It's something they also do so their political statements have... More >>

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